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Call For Applications: Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2024 (N450,000 Prizes)

Applications are now open: Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2024.

The Jemila Abubakar Essay Competition is an annual essay competition organized in memory of Miss Jemila Abubakar, the pioneer program manager of Asido Foundation who passed after a brief illness in July 2020.

The competition is opened to undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, monotechnics, school of nursing) and the theme will always be on a topical mental health issue. The theme for the 4th edition of the JAME competition is “Digital Mental Health Tools for Students”.

Prizes for Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2024

  • Top 3 entries will be awarded cash prizes:
    • 1st place: N200,000
    • 2nd place N150,000
    • 3rd place N100,000
  • Top 15 entries will benefit from a mentorship program.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must be an undergraduate of any Nigerian tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, monotechnics, school of nursing);
  • Must be able to provide evidence of studentship and
  • Sign the Asido Foundation’s Unashamed pledge.

Entry Guideline

  • Essay word count should range from a minimum of 750 and a maximum of 1500 words.
  • Please go to this link to submit your entry
  • Kindly attach a scanned copy of a recent passport photograph, evidence of studentship and your certificate of your signed Unashamed pledge

Deadline: December 3, 2023

Note: Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2024

  • The top 15 winners will receive certificates and become mentees in the JAME 2024 Fellowship program
  • Submitting an AI-generated essay or engaging in any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Winners will be announced on our January 2024 Edition of interactive Monthly Community Engagement Series (IMCE)

Click HERE to Apply

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